Elizabeth Sargent, newly discovered photo

I recently came upon this new (to me) photo of my great grandmother Elizabeth Sargent (her family’s original surname, Slaymaker, was changed to Sargent prior to 1870), second wife of William Trewin. Seems many of us descendants are blondes/redheads, and though the photo is in black and white, I think it is fairly safe to say that her hair may have been ginger/chestnut in appearance. Her daughter Zillah’s hair had reddish tones. The photo may have been taken circa 1882 — around the time she married William.

(Image from my family’s personal collection) Elizabeth [Slaymaker] Sargent Trewin, wife of William Trewin; she emigrated to the US from Northampton, England, with her parents Mary (Wills) and William Sargent and siblings in 1870.

(Image from my family’s personal collection) William Trewin, emigrated to Canada from Woolwich, England, in 1857 with his parents, Mary Ann (Phillips) and Thomas Trewin, and siblings Emma and Thomas; they all relocated to NJ two years later.

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